Shrimp Salad with Lemon Thyme Dressing in blue bowl

Lunch / Seasonal - Spring / Seasonal - Summer

Shrimp Salad with Lemon Thymed Dressing

4 Servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes

Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Chef’s knife
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Rubber spatula


  • 1½ lbs. shrimp, precooked, peeled, and deveined (16–20 shrimp per pound)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon, zested and cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • ½ small red onion, finely diced
  • 12 whole romaine lettuce leaves


  1. Place shrimp

    Place shrimp in a large bowl.

  2. Mix ingredients

    In a separate medium-sized bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, lemon zest, thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  3. Coat shrimp

    Add the mayonnaise mixture to the shrimp. Using a rubber spatula, mix to coat.

  4. Add celery and onion

    Add in celery and onion, and mix it all together.

  5. Place romaine lettuce

    Place 3 romaine lettuce leaves on each plate.

  6. Divide and place

    Equally, divide and place the shrimp mixture on top of the romaine.

  7. Serve

    Serve with lemon wedge for squeezing over the salad and greens for extra lemony flavor.